Professor Brad Beaven and Dr Mel Bassett of Port Towns and Urban Cultures at the University of Portsmouth have contributed to the current edition of Local History News with an article entitled “Mapping the national impact of the Jutland Battle: civic and community responses during the First World War project: a partnership project.” Brad and Mel were […]
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Portsmouth and Gosport Battle of Jutland Interactive Map is live!
By Rob James on July 10, 2017 in article, notfeature
PTUC’s Rob James and John Bolt, Research Assistant and PhD student, have created an online map, with the help of a local community group, Portsdown U3A, which identifies the impact of the Battle of Jutland on the people of Portsmouth and the local area. Below, they relate their experiences of the project and chart its achievements. Follow […]
The National Impact of the Jutland Battle: Civic and Community Responses during the First World War
By Melanie Bassett on June 1, 2017 in Impact & Outreach, notfeature
The Battle of Jutland The largest naval battle of the First World War was fought in the North Sea near Jutland, Denmark, between 31 May and 1 June 1916. Over 100,000 sailors were aboard 250 warships and it was the only full-scale encounter between steel battleships during the War. This naval battle was unlike any […]